Apostle Corletta J. Vaughn has been a trailblazer and forerunner among women in ministry for the last 40 years. From answering the call of God in 1974 to her elevation as a Bishop on November 5, 1995 in the West African country of Nigeria; God has used her life and ministry to impact the Body of Christ and serve a death blow to the kingdom of darkness.
Dr. Corletta J. Vaughn is the Senior Pastor of the Holy Ghost Cathedral Church and Apostle of Go Tell It Evangelistic Ministry, Worldwide. Over the years, she has poured herself into the lives of congregations and constituents by the uncompromised powerful preaching and teaching of the Word of God
As an advocate of scholarship; Bishop Corletta J. Vaughn has received both Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Wayne State University, William Tyndale Bible College and Oral Roberts University respectively. She is currently at PhD candidate at Regent University. The Honorary Doctorate of Theology was conferred in 1994 by Christ for the Nations Institute of Benin City Nigeria.
The Most Reverend Corletta J. Vaughn
Born to Christian parents (Rev. Henry and Mother Jessie Lewis), she learned of Christ and his love at an early age. Her initial call at age 4 to worship and minister began under their tutelage and was nurtured in the Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Detroit, MI. She was ordained to the Gospel Ministry at the Holy Ghost Missionary Baptist Church in 1981, under the pastorate of her father.
A Divine Encounter took place in 1984 in Tulsa, OK when she met a man who would impact her life and ministry forever. The Most Reverend Benson A. Idahosa (pronounced Ede-hosa) of the Church of God Mission, Benin City, Nigeria, was a Father and a mentor, making a deposit of his principals and practices of ministry; and shared the mantle of his apostolic ministry with her until the Lord called him home in 1998. Because of his life, she has ministered in more than 28 nations of the world and foreign countries that are hungry for the Gospel of Christ: Nigeria, Zaire, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Venezuela, Caracas, Ireland, Australia, England, Brazil, Trinidad, Jamaica, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and others just to name a few.
Dr. Vaughn was consecrated to the office of bishop November 5, 1995 by Archbishop Benson Idahosa. Apostle Vaughn was elected and elevated into the Office of Presiding Bishop in 1999 over the International Outreach Go Tell It Ministry Worldwide Network of Churches, an Apostolic Reformation of churches and ministries throughout the United States. Go Tell It Ministry Network now provides oversight to over 70 churches and independent ministry gifts as well as provides leadership training and structure development to more than 300 churches nationally and thousands internationally.
Bishop Vaughn has submitted in a loving and long relationship to Dr. John A Cherry as her Pastor (From the Heart Church and Ministry of Temple Hills, Md.) for 30 years.
Dr. Vaughn is the founder and Chancellor of Kingdom and Faith Bible College in Detroit, MI.; a two-year training school for ministers and church leaders, President of International Institute of Expansion; Women Who Soar, Dean at Destiny School of Ministry- Holy Spirit Institute, and Much more.
Dr. Vaughn is the mother of two beautiful - gifted daughters with 5 grandchildren and multiple thousands of sons and daughters in the Body of Christ that know her as a Mother in Zion.
Bishop Corletta J. Vaughn is among the great company of last-day apostles, sounding the trumpet calling the Church of Jesus Christ back to Faith in God, with signs, wonders and miracles and authentic demonstrations of the Holy Ghost.